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Nov 17, 2013 12:20pm EST
much about my great grandmother, eleanor roosevelt, and can tell us more of the official side of her work for women. for me, i know a little bit more of the personal side. one story i'd like to share with you just as an anecdote before we get into the conversation is something my aunt told me. that as a young girl growing up, grand'mere, which is what we affection atly call eleanor in our family, took her aside and said to her, it's really important that you are involved in public life. it's really important that you run for political office and that you always work to make people's lives better. and she thought that this was something that she must be saying to all of the cousins. and only as she got older and spoke with her brothers and her cousins did she realize that this was not the case. she only said it to the women in their family. >> sure. >> so i'd like to learn a little bit more today about how she took that work public and, first of all, how eleanor's work really spurred the presidential commission and how she worked to make it a reality. >> well, the film indicated, shal
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